Stresa - The Pearl of Lake Maggiore
Stresa is situated on Lake Maggiore on the bay where the picturesque Borromean islands (Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori) are in a very impressive position. This particular location, the mild climate and the beauty of the landscape and architecture, which blend harmoniously, attract thousands of tourists every year.
The real heart of the city - even more than Piazza Cadorna - a beautiful corner with shops, cafés and restaurants, is the impressive lakeside promenade: from this elegant avenue, past lush gardens and colorful flower beds, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Gulf of Borromeo on one side and the enchanting villas and luxury hotels on the other.
Day 1 Arrival Stresa
The Hotel Royal in Stresa is surrounded by flowering gardens and is about 100 m from the lake. From the terrace on the fifth floor you can enjoy a breathtaking view.
The hotel is located in a quiet area close to the boat dock from where you can reach the Borromeo Islands. The Monte Mottarone cable car station and the seafront promenade, which leads to the old town about 600 m away, are next to it.
The house has an elevator, bar, lounges, roof garden, restaurant and garden terrace.
The rooms offer modern comfort with shower/WC, hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV and safe.
2nd - 6th day stay in Stresa
It is possible to take a boat trip to the Borromean Islands - the landmark of Lake Maggiore, through the imagination and hard work of man, the islands have over time become a particularly artistic place.
Excursions included in the price:
Day trip to Milan with 2 hours city tour through the centre of Milan (visit of the Milan Scala, the Milan Cathedral (only individual visit possible), the old town - Piazza della Scala, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Via Dante, Milan Stock Exchange etc.).
Afterwards, you are free to stroll through the elegant shopping streets of the city centre.
Day trip Three lakes trip - a very special round trip: From the west coast of Lake Maggiore to Lake Lugano and Lugano. Stay here in the elegant city with the opportunity to stroll, shop or take a walk through the Ciani Park (Botanical Garden). Then it's on via Campione d'Italia to Lake Como, where you can take part in a wonderful boat trip to Cernobbio to Villa d'Este, one of the most famous Grand Hotels for royalty and other celebrities (boat trip not included in tour price). Return to the hotel via the Trafori motorway.
Day 7: Journey home
Today we have to say goodbye again.